Instructor/Assistant Professor of Geography - Frostburg State University in Frostburg Maryland

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Frostburg State University

Frostburg, Maryland 21532

United States


Detailed Job Description

Frostburg State University, Department of Geography, seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of Geography position to begin Fall 2016. The successful candidate will assume a leadership role in applied environmental science instruction. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes University System of Maryland benefits package.

The Department of Geography administers undergraduate degree programs in Geography, Earth Science, Environmental Analysis and Planning, and Urban and Regional Planning. Resources include two computer-based teaching labs, environmental science lab, soils analytical lab, geomorphology/paleo teaching lab, sediment and rock prep lab, physical geography teaching lab, and a map library. The Department has an extensive collection of field equipment including GPS receivers, data collectors, and total stations. The new Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology provides teaching and research opportunities. FSU is committed to be a sustainable campus. For specific questions, contact Dr. Phillip Allen at 301-687-4891 or

Responsibilities: Commitment to undergraduate teaching in applied environmental science. Teach new and/or existing courses in area of expertise including Hydrology, Environmental Planning, and Environmental Law. Be a major contributor to the Environmental Analysis and Planning major. Offer an introductory level general education course in Physical Geography. Complement existing faculty expertise in Biogeography, Climate Science, Geomorphology, and Soils. A creative approach to classroom instruction including experiential learning and online instruction is important. Duties will include student advising, professional development activities, and service to the Department, College, and Community. 

Minimum Qualifications: ABD in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Geography and Planning, or closely related field may be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Geography and Planning, or closely related field preferred and required for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses related to applied environmental science at the university level. Experience with grants and sponsored project administration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Geography
  • Applied Environmental Science
  • Environmental Analysis and Planning
  • Environmental Law
  • Hydrology
  • Environmental Science
  • Instructor/Assistant Professor of Geography
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 2/19/2016